White People, What Are You Doing To End Racism by Calvin Eaton

White People, What Are You Doing to End Racism Honestly what are you doing? . . because we are tired… . . . Black people are tired… . . . Indigenous people are tired… . . Mexican people are tired… . . Chinese people are tired… Japanese people, Iranian people, Indian people, Taiwanese people, SouthContinue reading “White People, What Are You Doing To End Racism by Calvin Eaton”

Summer Intern Spotlight | Audrey Clements

We are pleased to spotlight Audrey Clements who joins the 540Team as our Communications Intern for Summer 2020 About Audrey  Audrey Clements is a rising junior at Nazareth College majoring in communications and minoring in marketing. After college, she wants to work as a Communications Liaison Agent in the FBI and work closely with mediaContinue reading “Summer Intern Spotlight | Audrey Clements”

A Wednesday Word From The Director | Nothing Was The Same.

Dear Community, We’ve reached another Wednesday during what seems like week one hundred fifty thousand of a global pandemic. The days have seemed to blur together into one continuously long time block of time. And even though the weather is finally (finally) warming up, the effect and impact of COVID-19 on our local, national, andContinue reading “A Wednesday Word From The Director | Nothing Was The Same.”

Environmental Justice Facilitator Spotlight | Megan Borruso

We are pleased to spotlight Megan Borruso who is a 540Monthly sustaining member and environmental justice facilitator About Megan Borruso Megan is an Environmental Specialist, working in the field of Environmental Science and Engineering for over 13 years. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from SUNY Geneseo in 2006 and a Masters in GeographyContinue reading “Environmental Justice Facilitator Spotlight | Megan Borruso”

Black Women Roc! 2020 | Nomination Period May 8 – 17, 2020

We are pleased to open the nomination period for Black Women Roc! 2020 Black Women Roc! our annual month long digital campaign where we highlight the achievements and work of four Black women and femme identifying women of color enacting change and making significant positive contributions to the Rochester community. Black Women Roc! 2020 HowContinue reading “Black Women Roc! 2020 | Nomination Period May 8 – 17, 2020”